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Museums / Artefacts

There are many surviving products manufactured by D. Napier & Son Ltd.

The list below indicates the majority of locations where they may be easily viewed.

If you know of any additions or corrections please let us know:

Anson Engine Museum, Poynton

                  Sectioned Deltic 18-25B (on loan from National Railway Museum)

Arromanches D-day Museum, Normandy, France

                  Sabre engine on display

Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, Bedford, Canada

                   Eland Type 504A

Bank of England Museum

                   Bullion Balance 'Lord High Chancellor'

Barrow Hill Roundhouse, Chesterfield.  Baby Deltic Project -

                   B.R. Type II Class 23 locomotive recreation with the last surviving T9-29 Deltic engine.

                   Deltic Preservation Society.  -                

                   Three B.R. Type V Class 55 Production Deltic locomotives

                   Deltic 18-7A,  18-25B,  T18-37K,  CT18-42K (on loan from NPHT)

Brenzett Aero Museum                    

                   Sabre Mk IIa from a crash site

Beaulieu Motor Museum                      

                   Napier ‘Gordon Bennett’ 1903 racing car

                   J.S.Irving's Golden Arrow with Napier LIon

Brooklands Museum, Surrey

                   Lion Mk XIA Special incomplete

                   Railton Napierwith Napier Lion.

Caen Memorial Museum Caen, Normandy, France

                   Full scale reproduction Typhoon

Canadian Museum of FLight, Langley, Canada

                   Eland Type 504A

Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum

                   Gazelle Mk 100 engine

Fleet Air Arm Museum

                   Gazelle Mk 601

Gosport Aviation Society


Halifax Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh

                   Coin Weighing Machine

Imperial War Museum, Duxford

                   Lion Mk 1B

                   Sabre Mk VII

                   Gazelle Mk 16101

International Helicopter Museum, Weston-Super-Mare

                   Eland 504  (Rotodyne)

                   Gazelle Mk 100  (Belvedere)

                   4 Gazelle Mk 16101’s

Irish Aviation Museum

                   Dagger Mk III

Loughborough University of Technology

                   Gazelle ECU 16001

Madrid Mint Museum, Spain

                   Napier Beam Engine

                   Also plans of Minting Machines

Midland Air Museum, Coventry

                   Eland unknown Mark

Millennium Point Birmingham

                   Railton-Napier Special with 2 xLion Mk VIID

Museo Nacional De Aeronautica de Argentina

                   Napier Sabre Mk IIA    No. S6073

Museum of Flight, USA

                   Sea Lion

                   Nomad Mk I (E125)

                   Gazelle Mk 161


National Maritime Muesum, Greenwich

                   Racing Lion Mk VIID supercharged (Miss Great Britain III)

National Museum of Flight, East Fortune, Scotland

                   Nomad I


                   Sea Lion

NMSI, National Rail Museum, York

                   Class 55 Deltic 55002 with 2 x Deltic 18-25 engines

NMSI, National Rail Museum Annexe, Shildon

                   Prototype Deltic Locomotive DP1 containing Deltic 18-12A

NMSI, Science Museum, London

                   Lion Mk VIIA fitted in Miss Great Britian

                   Lion Mk V

                   Rapier Mk IV

                   Dagger Mk VIII (1000 bhp)

                   Sabre Mk IIa

                   Sabre Mk IIb sectioned

                   Two Naiad Mk unknown 1947

                   Eland No EL10 plus mock up

                   Experimental Turboprop from 1953

                   Gazelle ECU 16001

                   Oryx unknown Mk Gas generator for Helicopter rotor tip-drive

                   Double Scorpion

                   1912 Napier Light Truck Chassis

NMSI Annexe, Wroughton, Swindon

                   Nomad II (1953)

                   2 Eland 141’s

                   3 Eland E151’s ex-Rotodyne

                   Limousine (from Napier Acton2)

Newark Air Museum

                   Gazelle Mk 503

Noyer Bocage, Normandy

                    Memorial to the pilots of Typhoons in Normandy.

Perth Fremantle Museum, Western Australia

                    Replica of the Racing car L48 first 6 cylinder 1904 (Sampson)

Polish Aviation Museum, Krakow

                    RAF 3A engine constructed by Napier

RAF Cosford


RAF Hendon Museum, London

                    Lion Mk V

                    Lion MkVIIA

                    Lion Mk VIII

                    Sea Lion

                    Dagger Mk VIII

                    Sabre Mk IIA

                    Sabre MkIII

                    Sabre MkVII two engines

                    Gazelle Mk 100 ex Belvedere Helicopter

                    Gazelle Mk 10101

                    Double Scorpion NScD1-1

Rolls Royce Heritage Trust, Bristol

                    Lion Mk II or V

Rolls Royce Heritage Trust, Derby

                    Sabre IIa

                    Eland Type 141

                    Double Scorpion NScD1-1

                    Triple Scorpion mock-up

                    Gazelle Mk 101 Sectioned

Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden

                     Lion Mk VA

                     Rapier Mk VI


Solent Sky Museum, Southampton

                     Racing Lion MkVIIB (on loan from NPHT)

                     Sabre Mk VII

                     "Red Shoes" Rocket Motor (on Loan from NPHT)

                     Double Scorpion (on loan from NPHT)



The World of Wearable Art & Classic Car Museum, Nelson, New Zealand

                     Sabre MkVII sectioned